Myanmar to build larger international airport

South Korean Incheon Airport Consortium (IAC), which is among seven prequalified foreign tenderers from Singapore, Japan, France and South Korea, won the tender for building the Hanthawaddy International Airport on Aug 10 and the contract will be signed in two months reports say.


Hanthawaddy International Airport


Myanmar is set to build a new international airport in central Bago region, which is nine times larger than the existing Yangon International Airport, according to news sources.

South Korean Incheon Airport Consortium (IAC), which is among seven prequalified foreign tenderers from Singapore, Japan, France and South Korea, won the tender for building the Hanthawaddy International Airport on Aug. 10 and contract will be signed in two months reports say.

The proposed Hanthawaddy International Airport, 80 kilometers north of Yangon, will cover an area of 3,912 hectares and will be the fourth and is reportedly going to be the “largest of its kind” in Myanmar after that of Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw.